Burns And Injuries Statistics Quiz Questions!

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  • 1. 
    On average in the United States in 2010, someone died in a fire every 169 minutes, and someone was injured every ____.
    • A. 

      15 Minutes

    • B. 

      30 Minutes

    • C. 

      60 Minutes

    • D. 

      20 Minutes

  • 2. 
    Deaths from fires and burns are the third leading cause of fatal home injury.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Groups at increased risk of fire-related injuries and deaths include:
    • A. 

      Children 4 and under

    • B. 

      Older Adults ages 65 and older

    • C. 

      African Americans and Native Americans

    • D. 

      Persons living in manufactured homes or substandard housing

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    Fire and burn injuries represent 13% of the incidence of injuries and 6% of the total costs of injuries, or $7.5 billion each year.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Human (female and male) account for $7 billion of the total cost of fire/burn injuries, while animal account for $3 billion.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Over _______ home fire deaths occur in homes without smoke alarms.
    • A. 

      50%

    • B. 

      75%

    • C. 

      37%

    • D. 

      20%

  • 7. 
    Most victims of fires die from smoke or toxic gases and not from burns.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    ___________ is the primary cause of residential fire.
  • 9. 
    Alcohol use contributes to an estimated _______ of residential fire deaths
    • A. 

      40%

    • B. 

      50%

    • C. 

      20%

    • D. 

      10%

  • 10. 
    Most residential fires occur during the summer months.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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